Meet Our Doctors

Dale A. Kates

Dale A. Kates

“Orthodontics is about more than smiles—it’s about building connections on a personal level. I feel fortunate to be such a positive influence in the lives of those around me.”
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Jeffrey Dworkin

Jeffrey Dworkin

“I love making people feel great about their smile. I believe that orthodontics can change a person’s life, and I’m proud to be a part of that.”
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Leah Peres

Leah Peres

“I love creating beautiful smiles and healthy lives. Seeing patients radiate confidence after improving their smiles, ready to take on the world is the best feeling!”
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Mark Komforti

Mark Komforti

“One of the most rewarding aspects of orthodontics is building meaningful relationships with my patients and their families. I love seeing their joy and excitement when their new smile is revealed!”
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Ghaddy AlSaty

Ghaddy AlSaty

“I love watching the transformation that I see taking place in my patients. Witnessing each patient's confidence begin to blossom, as they see their smile begin to change, is very satisfying.”
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Welcome to Premier Smiles Orthodontics

Premier Smiles Orthodontics is dedicated to helping patients and their families feel as welcome and comfortable as possible throughout their experience with us. Inspired by the many deserving children and adults throughout our community, we maintain a mission-driven model that provides top-quality care at affordable prices, low monthly payments, and interest-free financing.

Premier Smiles invests significantly in new equipment and technology to ensure our patients benefit from the latest innovations and industry best practices. We are proud to offer invisible braces, ceramic and gold brackets, as well as traditional metal brackets and Invisalign® clear aligners.

We understand the relationship between you and your orthodontist requires a lot of trust. You can expect spectacular results on top of transparency, honesty, thorough communication, and friendly faces throughout your time with us.

We are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of all our patients, their families, and the communities where we practice. To learn more about getting a Premier Smile of your own, schedule a complimentary consultation at one of our conveniently located offices in Shaker Heights, University Heights, Parma, Euclid, or Warrensville Heights/Orange, OH.

Invisalign®

Looking for an alternative to traditional metal braces? Whether you’re an adult or a teen, Invisalign is the clear, comfortable way to get your Premier Smile!

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“OMG! THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST FRIENDLIEST PLACES, WITH SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING ENERGETIC PEOPLE THAT WILL EASE YOUR FEAR, NO MATTER WHAT SERVICE YOU'RE GETTINg! KARYNA WAS ONE OF THE TECHS THAT GAVE MY SON SERVICE AND SHE WAS BEYOND FUNNY AND SUPPORTIVE. I WOULD RECOMMEND THE EUCLID LOCATION IN A HEARTBEAT, HANDS DOWN. SHOUT-OUT TO THE ENTIRE STAFF!” Eva C. “I had the great pleasure of having Michelle as my dental assistant today and I must say it was different. Not different in a good way... different in a Great way, and this is my first time meeting her at Shaker because her origin is The University Heights location. Her own adapted technique made my experience all the more enjoyable. I have small teeth, which could be challenging for most, but she thinks in both a speedy and efficient manner with my comfort in mind. Great!” Teut S. “ I would recommend coming here. They're so fast when coming to meet customers. You don’t have to wait so long. It’s a clean place, and they have nice doctors that crack me up. They also ask if everything is okay or if you're having a good day. I recommend coming here. This is literally the best place I have ever gone to in my life.” Eman S. “Excellent service! I have had the best experiences at this office. From the moment you walk in, you are greeted with a smile and they make you feel welcome! The financial process was very smooth and all the time, he made sure that all my questions and concerns were answered. My daughter told me how she loves coming to this office, and she likes it because all the people she dealt with were always nice, and made sure she felt comfortable, and any questions or concerns she had they answered and made her feel at ease, and she actually looks forward to her appointments at this office. Any parent out there that has a child with a medical office fear, this place is great for your kid(s). Office is very clean; staff is friendly and very professional. I recommend this office to all my friends and family.” D.R. “Premier Smiles Orthodontics has been absolutely wonderful with the care of my braces and perfecting my new smile. The team was very flexible with scheduling and they were always able to meet my wishes. Dr. Kates was amazing! He was very personable and made sure my care was individualized to my smile’s needs. Ciara was the best orthodontics assistant; she was very informative, friendly, and efficient! She deserves an award and promotion for the great care she provided. Ultimately, I would like to thank Dr. Kates and team for helping me attain the smile I’ve always wanted!” Amber S.